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Module Detailed Information for [EE4438]
Academic Year : 2017/2018 Semester : 2
Correct as at 17 Jan 2018 05:00

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Module Title : Solar Cells and Modules
Module Description : This module covers the theory, operating principles, and basic function of solar cells and photovoltaic modules. Major topics covered are the status of the PV market, the properties of sunlight, properties of semiconductors, efficiency limits of solar cells, carrier properties in semiconductors, currents in p-n diodes in the dark and under illumination, computer simulation of solar cells, characterisation of solar cells, technology of silicon wafer solar cells, technology of thin-film solar cells, properties of interconnected solar cells, technology of PV modules, and the characterisation and testing of PV modules
Module Examinable : -
Exam Date : 03-05-2018 PM
Modular Credits : 4
Pre-requisite : EE2021 Devices and Circuits
Preclusion : EE4432 Devices for Electric Energy Generation
Module Workload (A-B-C-D-E)* : 2-0.5-0.5-0-7
Remarks : Nil
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B: no. of tutorial hours per week
C: no. of laboratory hours per week
D: no. of hours for projects, assignments, fieldwork etc per week
E: no. of hours for preparatory work by a student per week

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